Summary: Duration: 00:26:27Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=1327 Frank Bell prattles on about baking bread while he bakes two loaves of honey wheat bread. Links: Table of US, Imperial, and Metric equivalents: http://whatscookingamerica.net/Q-A/equiv.htm Picture of honey wheat bread under construction; http://www.pineviewfarm.net/weblog/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/Frank_Bread.jpg Frank's generic bread recipe: http://www.pineviewfarm.net/weblog/2011/11/well-bread/ Sour dough...
Summary: Frank Bell discusses the Zareason ZaTab ZT2 Tablet, an open, rooted Android tablet.Duration: 00:23:35Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=1377 Frank Bell discusses the Zareason ZaTab ZT2 Tablet, an open, rooted Android tablet. ZaTab 2 on the web: http://zareason.com/shop/ZaTab-ZT2.html TWUUG Handout about the ZaTab 2 (PDF): http://pineviewfarm.net/misc/HO_TWUUG_ZaTab.pdf
Summary: Frank Bell discusses how he learned to stop worrying and love the vimSource: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=1737 The vim editor is based on the venerable vi editor, which dates from the very early days of Unix. Many persons find it intimidating for the absence of a menu bar, a terse command set that is very much its own, and its "modal" design. Nevertheless, under its plain surface is a powerful and versatile tool. Frank Bell describes his five steps to learning to... Topics: vim, text editor
Summary: Frank describes how to make perfect Hollandaise Sauce every time.Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=1821 Frank describes James Beard's simple and almost infallible recipe for making Hollandaise sauce with a blender. The recipe from the _Theory_and_Practice_of_Good_Cooking_, used copies of which can be readily found via a web search. According to Amazon.doc, new copies are also available. Frank's copy is a first edition dating from 1977, though it's been used too much to...
Summary: Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=1319Links from the show: Frank's LUG, the Tidewater Unix Users Group, http://twuug.org/mediawiki/index.php/Main_Page Podcast and sites mentioned in the show: Geek News Central: http://www.geeknewscentral.com/ GNU World Order: http://gnuworldorder.info/ TwaTech (Today with a Tecchie): http://twatech.org/ BinRev (the Binary Revolution): http://www.binrev.com/forums/ The Sunday Morning Linux Review: http://smlr.us/
Summary: Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=1314 Frank Bell describes his recent experiences with Mageia v. 2, including upgrading online to v. 3, as well as his overall impressions of Mageia. Links from the show: Mageia website: http://www.mageia.org Mageia Wiki: https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Main_Page About the online version upgrade (from the release notes): https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Mageia_3_Release_Notes#Upgrading_from_Mageia_2 About the Mageia Repositories, including... Topic: Mageia
Summary: Rogue Class Linux is a specialty distribution of Linux for playing the old games.Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=1764 Rogue Class describes itself as "a toy Linux distribution for playing games and reading books. RCL favors turn-based games, such as puzzles and rogue-like games. " What are Rogue Class games? According to a link at the Rogue Class website, Rogue Class games are characterized by "Tactical play. The unit of action is based on the... Topics: games, Rogue Class, gamebooks
Summary: A brief introduction to using w3m, a command line web browser with tab and image support.Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=1848W3M is a text browser with image and tab support which supports both keyboard and mouse navigation. (Image support is not available in some terminals, but does work in Xterm and rxvt, but images may be opened in a external viewer)). Mouse and keyboard navigation are supported, but I recommend learning the keybindings. Keybindings are case... Topics: web browser, text web browser, tabs
Summary: Frank Bell discusses setting up and using Mutt as an email client.Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=1727Using a text email client such as Mutt is quite a learning experience. Here is some information to help you get started. The programs that Frank used to set up Mutt: Getting and Sorting Mail: Fetchmail http://sourceforge.net/projects/fetchmail/ Procmail and Formail http://www.procmail.org/ Reading and Composing Mail: Mutt http://www.mutt.org/ Sending Mail: msmtp... Topics: Mutt, email, procmail, fetchmail
Summary: Frank Bell shares some of the things he's learned about cooking with a wok.Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=1787 Merriam-Websters defines "stir-fry" as "to fry quickly over high heat in a lightly oiled pan (as a wok) while stirring continuously." (Source: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stir-fry) Talk about stir-frying. Not an expert by any means, but think I've learned enough to share a bit. Frank bought a wok, quite on impulse, and has...